A major move like coming to the UK can be a thing to reel from. You may for the very first time of your life be expected to manage your finances and understand how to balance a checkbook. It's a lot to handle, especially if you're unsure about how and when to start and how to keep it running smoothly.
What you may instead feel is that you've snagged yourself a job, you're settling in, you've gotten your first paycheck, and all you can think about now is:
While that is completely understandable (and warranted!), it can't become an unbridled habit. So let's discuss the importance of creating and sticking to a solid budget so that you can make the most of the money you earn.
Step 1: Know Your Salary
That sounds easy enough, doesn't it? But it's much more than just knowing you make however much a year. You should be sure to check your pay stub at the end of each . . .
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